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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-20-11 09:34 AM
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1. It's interesting that fluorescent lights were dirt cheap until average people started using them.
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  -Light Bulbs Too Expensive? Blame China The Straight Story  Sep-20-11 09:28 AM   #0 
  - It's interesting that fluorescent lights were dirt cheap until average people started using them.  tridim   Sep-20-11 09:34 AM   #1 
  - I hope this spurs further development of affordable LEDs.  qb   Sep-20-11 09:40 AM   #2 
  - Why are LEDs so expensive?  Skidmore   Sep-20-11 11:42 AM   #5 
     - Making consumer light bulbs out of them is relatively new, and it takes a lot of LEDs  qb   Sep-20-11 11:51 AM   #6 
  - demand has nothing to do with it... n/t  ProdigalJunkMail   Sep-20-11 09:43 AM   #3 
  - Blame Congress for being stupid enough to mandate use of material that has to be imported  FarCenter   Sep-20-11 11:21 AM   #4 
     - Congress did not mandate the use of fluorescent light bulbs.  qb   Sep-20-11 12:00 PM   #7 
        - LEDs are way more expensive and don't yet come in > 60 watt equivalents  FarCenter   Sep-20-11 03:48 PM   #8 
 

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